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Re: Re: Asymmetric Deal

I don’t think your scenario, Jonah, is the most natural reading of the text. It leaves to each senator’s discretion the question of what extraordinary circumstances would justify a filibuster. It does no such thing on a rules change–it rules out a rules change for this Congress.

Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.

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